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KIAA welcomes new faculty member, Dr. Lile Wang(王力乐)

Tue, 2021-11-23  KIAA welcomes Dr. Lile Wang, an expert in numerical simulations of exoplanets and their formation, to PKU as a new faculty member.

KIAA Held the 1st KIAA Forum on Gas in Galaxies for Early Career Scientists

Fri, 2021-11-26  KooGiG-Junior is an annual forum on the role of gas and dust in galaxies from low to high redshift. The forum aims to bring together active astronomers, especially early career scientists, for the purpose of exchanging recent progress and discussing future fro

Towards the Detection of the Nanohertz Gravitational-wave background: The European Pulsar Timing Array provides a sig

Thu, 2021-10-28  EPTA is a scientific collaboration bringing together teams of astronomers around the largest European radio telescopes, as well as groups specialized in data analysis and modelling of gravitational wave (GW) signals. It has published a detailed analysis of a c

Former PKU Ph.D. Student Awarded Humboldt Research Fellowship

Tue, 2021-10-19  Si-Yue Yu (余思悦) has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers after the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's selection committee meeting in 2021.

Perceiving Exoplanets with Gravitational Waves

Mon, 2021-09-06  Imagine that you could go back in time and ask Albert Einstein if people could directly detect gravitational waves, the extraordinarily faint ‘ripples’ in space-time, it must be hard for him to admit that people could make it come true about 100 years after

Jing Wang Interviewed by the AAS Journals

Fri, 2021-09-03  Jing Wang, faculty of KIAA at Peking University, was invited by the American Astronomical Society (AAS) for an interview as part of the AAS Journal Author Series with the Senior Lead Editor of the AAS Journals, Prof. Frank Timmes.

First HI snapshot of the Hydra cluster by ASKAP

Thu, 2021-07-08  Clusters of galaxies formed from the largest cosmological structures; they are the destination of galaxies traveling along the cosmic web, and serve as the best testbed for environmental effects that accelerate galaxy evolution. The Hydra cluster is the larges

Incoming KIAA Postdocs awarded prestigious national and PKU fellowships

Thu, 2021-05-20  Dr. Meicun Hou was awarded the China Postdoctoral Foundation Innovative Program; Dr. Haifeng Yang and Dr. Swayamtrupta Panda won 2021 PKU Boya Fellowships.

Hubble Watches How a Giant Planet Grows

Wed, 2021-05-05  Hubble Space Telescope gives astronomers a rare look at a Jupiter-sized, still-forming planet that is feeding off material surrounding a young star.

Discovery by KIAA awarded as a Top-10 Achievements in Chinese Astronomy in 2020

Fri, 2021-04-02  The discovery of new features of fast radio bursts, as revealed by the FAST radio telescope, was announced as a Top-10 Achievement in Chinese astronomy in 2020.